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of antigovernment protesters have renewed their marches in cairo and other cities. they've there have been a number of clashes with security forces who have been firing tear gas and water canners. but after more than a week of unrest, president morsi has issued a statement saying those behind the violence will be held politically accountability -- accountable. >> flashes on the doorstep of the presidential palace. the fires from the cocktails thrown, a message to muhammad morsi. the people feel betrayed. the revolution was supposed to turn egypt into a country where everyone prospered. and where there was justice. for these people who gathered earlier in their new regular friday rituals, reform is coming far too slowly. >> we're back to another demonstration in tahrir square. of course piece people feel passionately about wanting to change things. there are many, many egyptians who feel demonstrations like this are counterproductive and need to stop. ahmed is one of those who feel that after so many decades of dictatorship, the new president needs more time to fix things. >> right nouts not the rig
of the storm, which is poised to dump up to a meter of snow from new york city to boston and beyond. the parents of a teenage girl shot dead days after appearing at president obama's inauguration have told the bbc that american gun laws have to change. 15-year-old hadiya pendleton was killed in a park on chicago's south side in what police believe was a case of mistaken identity. michelle obama will attend her funeral tomorrow. despite the soul-searching in america following the sandy hook shooting, january was the deadliest month for gun crime in chicago for a decade. we have this report from the city. >> majorette from a chicago high school on a visit to washington for the president's inauguration. in the middle, 15-rolled hadiya pendleton, who had appeared in a video denouncing gun violence. >> this video is informational for you and your future children. >> it was a gun in her life in this chicago part 10 days ago as she sheltered from the rain. the killer apparently mistook her for a rival gang member. >> never in a million years did i think that i would lose my child to a guns
the line from delhi, the city where the man has his power base. it has been six years since he was charged with raping a local woman. the ministry is meeting constituents when we arrive. it they are asking for his help. he says the rape charge has been invented by his political rivals. >> this is a conspiracy. the charge was slapped on me during the last government. this is why i won the election by 30,000 votes. >> a lot of people find it hard to understand how ministers such as yourself up whole lot if they are facing serious charges themselves. >> just charging someone is not enough. >> but in many other countrywide, in many other democracies began many other countries -- in many other countries, many of the democracies -- >> this is an attempt to murder. attempt to murder. >> trying to change things can be dangerous, this man claims. when he tried to run against him, he tried to kill him, he claims. but nothing has happened. visiting him at his home, there were celebrations at his home. he was just promoted to transportation minister. denying he was even charged with attempted murder.
. the syrian city of homs has seen some of the worst fighting of this civil war. as many as 20,000 people have died in the streets, but people do still live there, trying to create whatever normality they can. we have gone to see what they live is like for them. >> a fight to win the game. in this part ok homs, children get a chance to forget the war. everyone is trying to make the best of breaks between the fighting. i grant is part of a newly built market set up -- this playground is part of a newly built market set up by the local area. dozens of shops were hastily put up. she'd tell me there is an urgent need. >> displaced people could not get to their places of work. they started selling goods on the pavement, so a neighbor suggested setting up shops on a neighboring piece of land. glaxo much of the city has been destroyed. people here are eager to tell their stories, but some do not want to appear on camera, fearing arrest by security forces if they speak their mind. this man tells me he used to have a well paying job, but now he is selling through to try and make a living. he says he wa
city. he is remembered with great respect and affection. the pope's message of working for the common good is something that spoke to the whole country. >> the cardinals recognize that this was a momentous decision for pope benedict. in two weeks' time, he will no longer be pope. another pope will be slected. >> when pope benedict took office in 2005, he was 78 years old. he was the oldest pontiff elected in three centuries. our religious correspondent has this report. >> benedict became the church's leader, already an elderly and frail man. he was seen as a caretaker, but nothing prepared roman catholics for his decision to step down. >> this has taken the world by surprise. >> catholics attending services were shocked by the news. >> you are joking. the pope? oh, my god. >> i'm so shocked. he has been such a short time with us. >> joseph was born into a catholic family in germany and was forced into the hitler youth. he was brought up as a theologian. he became more conservative in the 1960's. it was as a traditionalist that he became the doctrinal watchdog for john paul ii. the peo
. >> the competition for the most vibrant, noisy, an overcrowded city on earth, mumbai would be right up there. the contrasts and contradictions are striking. >> wow. a is 30-years old, businessman. they are thinking of upgrading. he went out on a test drive. >> the back and the front of this car looks the way it does with the lights. aside when they see you. that is a fantastic feeling to just accelerate. >> not everyone is able to live in mumbai's fast lane. all cities have their divisions between rich and poor. rarely do you see it in such an extreme form as you do in mumbai. there is no running water and sewage runs down the alleyway. this is nothing like as bad as it gets. one person describes this as a middle-class slum. where do you wash? >> this woman showed me around her 1-room house. this room is about 3 meters by 3 meters. it is home to five people. who lives here? you live here and your children? and your husband? and your mother-in-law? how do you all fit? it is very small. it is a tighte squeeze. they have got mats on the floor. >> i want to know what jobs you want to do when you
reportedly killed at least 20 people. the mortars exploded, killing one of the players. the city of aleppo has seen some of the most intense fighting. conway filed this report. >> the night sky troubles with the sound of war, -- trembles with the sound of war. thousands have lost their lives. as the fighting spreads, many parts of syria and now look like this. rebel fighters have made any gains in the north. towns, military bases, air fields. they have the misfortune of lying beside their necks and biggest target so far. aleppo region and now they're next biggest target so far, aleppo airport. -- they have the misfortune of being beside the next biggest target so far, aleppo airport. >> this is now a key strategic target for the rebels. if they take this, not only will it have been a strategic success also an important symbolic victory. >> controlling the airport means wiping out the army. it could deal a blow to their morale and would be a major boost to us as well as giving a great military who assets. >> civilians pay the highest price for this ambition. a battle for their future that m
during six months of intense urban warfare. this weekend, the city will commemorate the event. we have been talking to some of the survivors. >> 70 years since the end of one of the world's bloodiest battles. the memorial remains one of the most symbolic sites in russia. here come close to a million soldiers died in just six months of ruthless combat. a breath-taking german advance into russia had been blocked at stalingrad. hundreds of thousands of men died in a brutal urban warfare as the red army refused to yield. then, once the russian winter set in, fresh soviet forces surrounded the entire army, killing or capturing every man. the german commander was forced into a humiliating situation. this man witnessed the surrender, but the images that etched most strongly on his memory are the images of death and a burning river. >> everything was on fire. the bank of the river was covered mixed with human heads, arms, legs. there are the remains of people who were being taken across when they were bombed. >> the scale of the loss of life is almost beyond imagination and it all happened in
the country, some fear the rebels will return. here is a report from the liberated city of timbuktu. >> beyond remote, isolated villages outside timbuktu. the fight across the river here a few days ago, rushing into the sara to escape the french military. people are trickling back toward timbuktu. one person had for months in the countryside. >> i heard the french had come, and now we feel safe. but i want them to say -- stay. the local chief has just been informed that most of the soldiers here will be gone in the next few days. >> we know some of the rebels are staying nearby. if the french leave, they could come back. yes, we are scared. >> the french are pulling out of areas like this in order to focus their attention for their no. into the mountains, close to the algerian border. that is where sumps are hiding in with french hostages. it leaves the villagers living rather exposed. nearby, we find the malian army. hill disciplined and out for revenge. -- pill-disciplined and out for revenge. in the meantime, the french are still on the move. another key northern town taken today
city on board. one lady from new orleans said it was reminiscent of the superdome after katrina. >> how does the company handling this? >> they are doing their very best to ensure the end of this is a smooth and painless as possible. lots of staff on hand, passengers being told they can spend a night in the hotel in new orleans before flying back to texas or get on a bus trip away if they so choose. they will get a full refund plus $500 each. we are getting word that there are mechanical problems, complaints that the country was -- but the company was slow getting the ship back to port. presumably, all lot of them will have their own video of those conditions as well. >> this story not over by a longshot. thank you for joining us. i can bring you a little bit of news that broke a short time ago. republicans in the united states senate have temporarily delayed the confirmation vote for defense secretary nominee chuck hagel. another vote is expected in the next few weeks. now for the scandal that continues to spread. a company in the south of france whose meat and did up -- ended up on su
traveled into dangerous territory on the oscars of the city of peshawar. by day looks peaceful. by night, few dare to move apart from the taliban. and here is what they do. under cover of darkness. this girl's primary school was blown up last month. one of five schools bombed recently in the small community. the militants trying to teach lessons in fear. we found the people's nearby, crammed into a neighboring school. but carrying on with their lessons. the teacher says hanson, who came from the bombed schools? lots of little hands are raised. this is the front line in the taliban swore on education. the school is so crowded now, they are outside sitting in the mud. the older girls have heard about her. she is a role model for many. because she speaks out, we're concealing her identity. >> we will get our education. we're not scared of these people. we will study with great determination. >> how the field of the people bomb your school? >> it should be building schools and bringing peace to pakistan. instead they destroy them. schools should be billed for girls everywhere. -- built for g
started appearing on walls in the world's most famous city. the world is worried. if the sale goes ahead, others could soon be stripped for cash. if it starts to be removed and sold for very high prices, across the world, they may start to disappear. slave labor will be auctioned on saturday work is expected to earn more than half a million dollars. one owner truly tried to take it straight to the bank. >> the pope, now castro. the cuban president raised the possibility that he might resign. it became during a joint statement with russian president medvedev. for more on this curious comment, i spoke with the vice- president of the council of the americas. he said that we should watch his speech on sunday very carefully. he has already dropped a bombshell in cuban politics. >> he is looking for the best ratings in history for a cuban speech. this is a bit of a bombshell. nobody is anticipating that he will leave immediately, but signaling that he is getting older. he has seen what has happened to the president chavez. there does need to be a transition in the future. >> could we be lookin
, it is the independent state of the vatican city. we are not allowed to take our cameras. you get a sense of the separations that are already under way. the following day will be his last day in office. he will have a private meeting with the cardinals that have already arrived in rome. later that day at 5:00 p.m. local time, the pope will board a helicopter and go to his summer residence about 15 miles from here. at about 8:00 p.m. local time, he will cease to be pulte. pe. po it will create a vacancy that normally occurs on the death of a pulp. then the replacement for pope benedict xvi will begin in earnest. >> these days, businesses going bust is hardly a deadline. of burke ofdline traders in afghanistan to increasing demand of driving them to diversify or closed shop altogether. centuries, the burqa has been the emblem of afghanistan. but nowadays in kabul, it is not quite the same. wholesalers stilt supplied to other regions of the country with their own -- still supplied to other regions of the country with their own unique shape. the burqa business is taking a bit of dundalk, fall
at colleagues in an office canteen. the incident took place in a wood factory near the picturesque swiss city. it was the second multiple fatalities shooting in two months. morning at 8y quiets it -- a quiet swiss -- ended indid three deaths. he had worked here for over a decade. police believe he targeted specific fellow workers, opening fire with a pistol at a factory canteens. two people died on the spot. seven more were injured, six seriously leaving this peaceful community in shock. >> we are shocked. nobody can grasp what happened here. that is why we stopped production immediately. said my biggest concern now is to keep everyone informed we will have a church service nearby. >> it is the second such shooting in less than two months. than a population of less 3 million -- 8 million, but there are 3 million guns in population circulation. all the men learn to shoot. most keep their weapons at home, but there is no central gun registry. .uicide is high in switzerland no one knows yet why it happened, but with three people that it is sure to raise questions once again about switzerland's r
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